Re: Problems installing MariaDB
- Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2018 09:09:43 -0400
- From: Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Problems installing MariaDB
On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 07:59:57AM -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:
> I have not used a relational database since dBASEII was current.
> About a year ago I attempted to install MariaDB but didn't find tutorial
> which was a close enough match to my system.
> I found (and attempted to follow) instructions at:
> I successfully did:
> apt-get install software-properties-common
> apt-get install mariadb-server mariadb-client
First, I do not recommend that you follow the instructions on those
pages for adding new repositories. It is aboslutely unnecessary.
Debian stretch ships official packages for MaraiaDB 10.1 and unless you
have a specific need to use packges from a third-party, it is best to
steer clear of that.
> *BUT* both references auto-magically go to a GUI setup screen.
> I'm using Debian 9 with MATE.
> I don't find anything related on the Applications nor System menus.
> Help please.
What specifically is it that you are looking for on the menu? What are
you trying to do?
Roberto C. Sánchez